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'Superconsortium' of PH Billionaires Moves Closer to Bagging Php102-B NAIA Upgrade Project

DOTr grants original proponent status to alliance of seven conglomerates

Members of the so-called “superconsortium” of the country’s leading business conglomerates revealed they have been granted original proponent status by the government to carry out the Php102-billion project to upgrade and expand the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).The grant was made by ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | September 13, 2018 01:00:00
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NAIA Runway Crisis: Can Travel Insurance Protect You From the Costs of Excessive Flight Delays?

There's no preventing airport mishaps but you can buy cover against extra costs when planes are very late

Last August 17, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) announced that its runway was closed due to a stalled Xiamen Air plane. It was reopened over 24 hours later. The runway closure caused hundreds of flights to be cancelled, rerouted to other ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 20, 2018 08:00:00
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NAIA Terminal 3 Has Installed Electronic Immigration Gates at the Arrival Area

The system has been installed to cut immigration queues for arriving Filipino citizens

Soon, Filipinos will be able to skip the long lines at immigration when they return from abroad. Last May, Philippine News Agency reported that electronic immigration gates would be installed at major airports such as those in Manila, Clark, Davao, Kalibo, and Cebu. ...

by Angelica Gutierrez for Esquiremag.ph  | July 19, 2018 12:00:00
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Monorail Mulled to Link NAIA Terminals 1, 2 and 3 With LRT-1 and Future Subway

The NAIA Superconsortium added the rail project to its bid to upgrade the country’s premiere airport

The NAIA Superconsortium that submitted a Php350-billion unsolicited offer to upgrade the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) also plans to build a three-kilometer elevated rail that will link the airport’s three passenger terminals with each other and with existing and future mass transport ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | April 02, 2018 10:00:00
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Megawide Vs Superconsortium: Upstart Builder Challenges 7 PH Tycoons For NAIA Upgrade Project

Only 31st in PH rich list, Megawide's Edgar Saavedra is up against the country’s 2nd, 4th and 5th richest men

Local infrastructure firm Megawide Construction Corp., in partnership with Indian company GMR Airports Limited, has submitted an unsolicited $3-billion (Php156-billion) proposal for the rehabilitation of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to the government, Megawide said in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 02, 2018 03:00:00
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7 PH Conglomerates Submit Php350-B Proposal to Upgrade and Expand NAIA

Gov't has to evaluate the proposal alongside other offers to build a completely new airport outside Manila

Seven of the country’s biggest conglomerates have submitted an unsolicited proposal to improve and transform the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).The so-called NAIA “superconsortium” submitted the proposal last February 12 to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), vowing to improve the Philippines’ aging ...

by Paul John Caña  | February 13, 2018 06:00:00
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Kick start your day, July 12: Smart to spend P1B for WiFi hotspot upgrades

Better connectivity while at airports or terminals? And Splash Corporation delists from the local bourse.

Expect faster internet connection in major terminals across the country, as Smart Communications upgrades its WiFi services."Over the past months, we have aggressively broadened the Smart WiFi footprint through our key partnerships with government institutions and business establishments, consequently improving internet access ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 12, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, April 20: ‘Laglag-bala’ strikes again at NAIA?

Plus, LRT1 eyes rail replacement by September 2017.

Again?After last year’s high scare and various probes that ensued over the bullet-planting scheme at the country’s international gateway, a 75-year-old grandmother was stopped at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Tuesday, April 19, for allegedly concealing a bullet.Salvacio Cortabista, a ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 20, 2016 10:00:00
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Bottom line: Here's the low-down on the NAIA 3 blackout

Looks like this adds to the list of why our airport is dubbed as one of the world's worst.

Were you at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 (NAIA 3) on Saturday, April 2 when the blackout happened? In case you are still wondering why it happened, here are the details so far:Initial investigation revealed that one of the 10 ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 04, 2016 11:00:00
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